News And Updates

  • 26 February 2019

    Holiday Notice

    Please be informed that a public holiday been announced for Dhaka North area by the Bangladesh government on 28 February 2019, due to the city corporation election, Dhaka North. So, the Thailand Visa Application Center, Dhaka (Sylhet and Chittagong centers will remain open) will remain be closed on 28 February 2019. The Dhaka center will resume back the operations from 03 March 2019 onwards.’

  • 17 February 2019

    This is to inform all applicants/travel agents/representatives that, it will take 10 working days to process Thai visa applications which will be submitted during 18 to 20 February 2019. Therefore, all applicants/travel Agents/representatives are requested to submit their applications by keeping sufficient time in hand.

  • 16 January 2019

    Announcement for temporary visa on arrival fee exemption scheme

  • 25 December 2018

    This is to inform all applicants that, Due to National Election, Thailand Visa Application centers in Bangladesh will remain closed on 30 December 2018 i.e. Sunday.

    Office will resume its operation from 02 January 2019, i.e. Wednesday onwards.

  • 22 July 2018

    This is to inform all applicants that, Thailand Visa Application Center, Sylhet will remain closed on 30 July, 2018, due to election of Sylhet City Corporation. Office will resume its operation from 31 July, 2018.

  • 18 July 2018

     This is to inform all applicants/travel agents/representatives that, it will take 10 working days to process Thai visa applications which will be submitted during 16th to 19th July 2018. Therefore, all applicants/travel Agents/representatives are requested to submit their applications by keeping sufficient time in hand.

    Note that the Royal Thai Embassy will not process any urgent application as well as will not release any passport on 18 July 2018 and 19 July 2018.

  • 21 December 2017

    Holiday Notice- Click here

  • 28 February 2017

    Extension of Visa fee Exemption- Click here

  • 27 January 2017

    Revision of the Visa Exemption Scheme Regulation - Click here

  • 01 September 2016

    Press release to increase Visa on Arrival

    Press release to increase Visa on Arrival (VoA fee)-Click here

  • 26 June 2016

    To understand your visa

    Click here to see the notice.

  • 20 June 2016

    Thailand Tourist Visa Information

    Click here to see the notice.

  • 12 May 2016

    Announcement on Thai Visa Processing

    Click here to see the notice.

  • 28 April 2016

    Important Holdiay Notice.

    Click here to see the notice.

  • 03 April 2016

    Measures for overstay in Thailand are now in place.

    Click here to see the notice.

  • 13 November, 2015

    Consular Notice of The Royal Thai Embassy regarding Multiple Entry Tourist Visa (METV) to Thailand

    Consular Notice of The Royal Thai Embassy regarding Multiple Entry Tourist Visa (METV) to Thailand

    Consular Notice

  • 07 October 2015

    Thailand launches the Multiple Entry Tourist Visa (METV) scheme

    On 28 July 2015, the Thai Government launched the “Multiple Entry Tourist Visa (METV)” scheme. This new scheme, published in the Royal Gazette on 14 September 2015, is an addition to the already existing sixty (60) days tourist visa, and will be effective from 13 November 2015 onwards.

    The METV is available to tourists of all nationalities. Applicants can apply for the METV at all Thai Embassies, Consulates-General as well as Honorary Consulates worldwide. The application fee is 5,000 THB, with a visa validity of six (6) months and the duration of stay of up to sixty (60) days per visit.
    The METV is hoped to boost Thailand’s tourism industry, bring increased revenue into the country and help to prepare Thailand for the ASEAN Community.

  • 21 May 2015

    This is to inform that, due to some unforeseen circumstances, applications submitted during 21 – 26 May 2015 may face some delay.

    Travelers who need to travel to Thailand on an urgent basis for business meeting, seminar, or medical treatment may request for special delivery.

    Please note that the passport delivery counter at the VFS Visa Application Center in Dhaka will be open on Friday i.e. 29 May 2015 between 18:00 to 21:00.

    The Royal Thai Embassy strongly advices that the applicants submit the applications well advance before the departure date. Click here to see the notice.

  • 18 January 2015

    18 January 2015: Due to the ongoing political situation visa process may be disrupted and delayed from time to time. It is highly recommended that the applications are submitted at least two weeks before the travelling date.

    We apology for the inconvenience & appreciate your understanding on this matter.

    Click here to see the notice.

  • 26 November 2014

    26 November 2014: Please be informed that, effective from 30 November 2014 VFS helpline number going to change (+88) 096060 777222 instead of (+88) 02 55051801 and will be available Sunday to Thursday from 08:30 to 16:30 (except public holiday).
    You are requested to communicate with new helpline/call-centre number.

  • 15 October 2014

    15 October 2014: Please be informed that, effective from 1 November 2014 VFS service charge per application will be acknowledged as BDT 500 instead of BDT 400. All other charges will remain the same.

  • 16 September 2014

    16 September 2014: All applicants are hereby notified that Thailand Visa Application Centre, Dhaka is shifting to a new premise.

    We trust that our new premises will become the basis for enhanced Service Levels even better geared to our clients' needs.

    All Applicants are requested to plan their submission accordingly.

    Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience this may cause. We thank you for your continued support and look forward to providing with a higher level of services once we resume our services at new location.

    The new address is as follows:

    Thai Visa Application Centre, Dhaka

    Thailand Visa Application Centre – Dhaka
    House No 03, Road 88
    Gulshan – 2, Dhaka, Bangladesh

    OFFICE RELOCATION NOTICE
    Effective Sunday, 28 September, 2014
    Thailand Visa Application Centre - Dhaka

    Will be moving to the new location to
    House No 03, Road 88, Gulshan – 2, Dhaka, Bangladesh







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  • 20 November 2013

    27 February 2014: Announcement on "Performance Standards for Registered Visa Application Submitting Agents" and "Instruction for Thai Visa Application".

    Click here to see embassy notice for performance standards for registered visa application submitting agents of the royal Thai embassy, Dhaka

    Click here to see embassy instruction for Thai visa application

  • 20 November 2013

    8 August 2013: Announcement on Thai visa processing

    To expedite the visa processing time for all applicants, the Royal Thai Embassy wishes to announce the new visa submission time at Thai Visa Application Center in Gulshan 1, effective from 1 September 2013, as follows;

      Type of Applications Day (s) Time
    Passport Submission Time All Sunday - Thursday 0830 hours - 1200 hours
    Passport Delivery Time All Sunday - Thursday 0900 hours - 1600 hours on the 3rd working day including the day of submission

    This new passport submission time will enable all applicants to retrieve their passports within 3 working days including the day of submission.

    Important Note: After the passport submission time, applications may be received on "emergency only" basis.

    Click here for copy of embassy notice!

  • 20 November 2013

    26 April 2013: Announcement on Thai visa application form online

    The Royal Thai Embassy wishes to introduce a method of completing the visa application form online as an alternative choice for filling out the visa application forms.

    This new method will be available on 25 April 2013 and will enable all Thai visa applicants to: 

    • Fill out the visa application form online
      On the VFS Global’s website for applying Thai Visa in Bangladesh at http://www.vfsglobal.com/thailand/bangladesh/Online_Visa_Application.html, Thai visa applicants can electronically fill out the standard Thai visa application forms.
    • Download, print, sign and submit the complete form
      When visa application forms are completely filled out, clicking on "Finish" and then “Download VAF” will generate a PDF file of the visa application forms which can be previewed and printed out. The Thai visa applicants must submit the signed visa application forms together with all the required documents at any Thai Visa Application Centres; Dhaka, Chittagong and Sylhet. 
    • Modify the visa application form 
      All modifications can be made before or after clicking on "Finish". If Thai visa applicants have completed their visa application forms and need to modify it, they can go back to the same webpage at http://www.vfsglobal.com/thailand/bangladesh/Online_Visa_Application.html and enter the online application reference no. received earlier with their date of birth, after which their forms will show up for modification.
  • 20 November 2013

    8 April 2013: Announcement on the operation center of crime suppression in tourist and consumer fraud

    The Royal Thai Embassy wishes to inform all foreign visitors travelling to Thailand on the temporary arrangement for the “Operation Center of Crime Suppression in Tourist and Consumer Fraud” in order to expedite the process of fact findings and criminal justice for all foreign visitors who are victims of crimes and consumer fraud while visiting Thailand. The contact details of the Center are as follows:

    Location: 4 Ratchadamnoen Nok Rd., Wat Sommanat, Promprab Sattru Phai, Bangkok 10100
    Telephone No.: +66 02 356 0650 and +66 02 283 1500 Ext: 1202 – 4 (during office hours)
    Or Call Center 1135 and 1155 

    Email: tsc@mots.go.th and Touristser@gmail.com

    Period of Operation: 15 March – 15 June 2013 

    For other tourist assistances, please contact the followings existing “Tourist Assistance Center - TAC” located in 11 major airports and provinces:

    1. TAC Suvarnabhumi Airport Tel.: +66 02 134 4077
    2. TAC Donmueang Airport Tel.: +66 83 131 2267
    3. TAC Chiang Mai Province Tel.: +66 81 796 7015
    4. TAC Chiang Rai Province Tel.: +66 53 150 192
    5. TAC Ubon Ratchathani Province Tel.: +66 45 311 228
    6. TAC Sukhothai Province Tel.: +66 55 610 222
    7. TAC Kanchanaburi Province Tel.: +66 34 520 355
    8. TAC Chonburi Province Tel.: +66 38 381 278
    9. TAC Suratthani Province Tel.: +66 81 174 6873
    10. TAC Phuket Province Tel.: +66 76 327 100
    11. TAC Songkhla Province Tel.: +66 74 230 775